Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center

Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center Staff - Justin R. Smerud

Justin R. Smerud

Position title:  Biologist

Email:  jrsmerud@usgs.gov
Phone: 608.781.6327
Fax: 608.783.6066

B.S. Biology, Viterbo University, La Crosse, WI, 2013

Primary responsibilities/activities: 
As an analyst in the Aquatic Ecosystems Health branch, I assist in efforts to gain approval of aquaculture drugs and develop methods to deter the movement of Asian carps into non-native habitats.  Aquaculture drug research has focused on the areas of target animal safety, tissue residue depletion, and drug efficacy. Asian carp research has focused on hydro-cannon technologies.

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